Zacks Research Research Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Curtiss-Wright Co. (NYSE:CW)

Curtiss-Wright Co. (NYSE:CWFree Report) – Stock analysts at Zacks Research boosted their Q3 2025 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Curtiss-Wright in a research report issued on Wednesday, March 27th. Zacks Research analyst R. Department now anticipates that the aerospace company will post earnings per share of $2.77 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $2.68. The consensus estimate for Curtiss-Wright’s current full-year earnings is $10.16 per share.

CW has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Truist Financial restated a “hold” rating and issued a $240.00 price target (down previously from $250.00) on shares of Curtiss-Wright in a research report on Monday, March 25th. StockNews.com cut Curtiss-Wright from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 26th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on Curtiss-Wright from $244.00 to $255.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 16th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $238.00.

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Curtiss-Wright Trading Up 0.9 %

Shares of CW stock opened at $255.94 on Friday. Curtiss-Wright has a fifty-two week low of $157.72 and a fifty-two week high of $257.37. The stock has a market cap of $9.80 billion, a P/E ratio of 27.82 and a beta of 1.17. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $236.37 and a 200-day simple moving average of $219.11. The company has a quick ratio of 1.50, a current ratio of 2.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45.

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CWGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The aerospace company reported $3.16 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.92 by $0.24. Curtiss-Wright had a return on equity of 16.61% and a net margin of 12.46%. The company had revenue of $785.79 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $737.09 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.92 earnings per share. Curtiss-Wright’s quarterly revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Curtiss-Wright

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Kapitalo Investimentos Ltda lifted its stake in shares of Curtiss-Wright by 38.6% in the 4th quarter. Kapitalo Investimentos Ltda now owns 2,346 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $523,000 after purchasing an additional 653 shares in the last quarter. Quadrature Capital Ltd lifted its stake in shares of Curtiss-Wright by 3.9% in the 4th quarter. Quadrature Capital Ltd now owns 4,407 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $982,000 after purchasing an additional 167 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in Curtiss-Wright by 1.3% during the 4th quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,638,915 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $810,714,000 after acquiring an additional 46,954 shares in the last quarter. Congress Asset Management Co. MA lifted its position in Curtiss-Wright by 33.9% during the 4th quarter. Congress Asset Management Co. MA now owns 32,145 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $7,162,000 after acquiring an additional 8,137 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Creekmur Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Curtiss-Wright during the 4th quarter worth approximately $32,000. 82.71% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other Curtiss-Wright news, CFO K Christopher Farkas sold 2,736 shares of Curtiss-Wright stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $240.16, for a total value of $657,077.76. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 9,172 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,202,747.52. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. In other news, VP Paul J. Ferdenzi sold 2,500 shares of Curtiss-Wright stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $250.00, for a total value of $625,000.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 15,942 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,985,500. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO K Christopher Farkas sold 2,736 shares of Curtiss-Wright stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $240.16, for a total value of $657,077.76. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 9,172 shares in the company, valued at $2,202,747.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders purchased 145 shares of company stock worth $27,451 and sold 12,451 shares worth $3,030,512. 0.67% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Curtiss-Wright Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 28th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 27th. Curtiss-Wright’s dividend payout ratio is presently 8.70%.

About Curtiss-Wright

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Curtiss-Wright Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered products, solutions, and services mainly to aerospace and defense, commercial power, process, and industrial markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Aerospace & Industrial, Defense Electronics, and Naval & Power.

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